Congratulations! You sold!
Here is how the selling process works:
- The Gallery Attendant provides the buyer with a sales envelope.
- The buyer completes the information requested on the sales envelope, which includes the following information – artist, title(s), name, address, phone number, email address of the buyer, date and amount of purchase, and method of payment – cash, check or mobile app such as Paypal or Venmo.
- If paid by check, the buyer makes the check payable to the artist for the amount of purchase and it is placed into the sales envelope and given to Jane or Mona in the Museum office. The same process is used for cash payments.
- The Museum facilitates cash and check payments between the artist and buyer.
- Mobile app payments are made directly with the artist via email.
- The museum does not charge sales tax, take credit cards or charge commission.
- A green sticker is placed on the wall label next to the piece and in the gallery book indicating that object has sold.
- The buyer is informed the artwork will remain in the gallery until the end of the exhibit.
- Mona or Jane will email the artist that they sold and to make arrangements for payment delivery.
- All sales are recorded.
- Artists are responsible for contacting the buyer regarding delivery. Do this before the show ends and don’t wait until the last minute.
- The artist negotiates shipping expenses with the buyer.
- Any sales made on the day of the closing reception are to be arranged directly with the buyer because the museum will not be involved in transactions that day.